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Our dedicated news department gathers news and press releases from around the world to bring our community the latest developments in the stainless steel industry. Here you can find news involving the people and companies involved in the manufacturer, supply and use of corrosion resistant alloys (CRAs).
Topics such as tubes & pipes, cladding, offshore, chemical process industry, welding & fabrication, 13Cr stainless steels, titanium, nickel alloys, pulp & paper and duplex stainless steels are covered as well as interviews with materials specialists, manufacturer and end users alike.
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Ethylene expansion in Iran

Arak Petrochemical Company has awarded Technip with the contract for the expansion of the Olefins Plant at Arak, Iran.

Fuel cells power Los Angeles

International Fuel Cells, a unit of United Technologies Corp., has announced the sale of a PC25 fuel cell system to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP).

Antimicrobial-treated stainless

AK Steel will unveil food equipment manufactured with its steel coated with an antimicrobial compound at the National Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, being held 19–22 May at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Inco to construct nickel mine

Inco has announced that it will proceed with the construction of a nickel mine at its USD 1.4 billion Goro project in the French overseas territory of New Caledonia after operating a successful pilot plant at the site for several months.

Akzo Nobel invests in polysulfide expansion

Akzo Nobel’s business unit Plastics and Processing Additives, operating under the name Akcros Chemicals, will invest in a major expansion at its Greiz facility in Germany.

El Paso proposes NE USA gas storage expansion

El Paso Corp. has proposed a 6% expansion of the natural gas storage capacity in northern Pennsylvania and southern New York owned jointly with units of Dominion Resources Inc. and National Fuel Gas Co.

Corrocean to deliver sensors for Gulf of Mexico fi

CorrOcean has won a contract for the delivery of Subsea Sand Erosion and Pressure/Temperature Sensors for the ultra deep Canyon Express field development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Merchant generation expansion

DPL Inc. has announced Phase Six of its merchant generation expansion programme.

Back-up power for US Navy

Stewart & Stevenson Services Inc. has announced its power generation division has received a USD 19.4 million contract for four 2000 Kw emergency diesel generator sets from Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company.

Dutch high-speed rail project

Fluor Corporation has reported that its Fluor Daniel BV unit in the Netherlands will lead a consortium for a contract to design, build, finance and maintain that nation's first high-speed rail project.